tamping rod

tamping rod

A straight steel rod, having a rounded tip at one end.
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The equipment used for making the concrete specimens included cylinder molds with a diameter of 150 mm and height of 300 mm, cubic molds with sides of 150 mm, a tamping rod with a diameter of 16 mm and length of 60 mm, rubber hammers, slump gauges, and concrete mixers.
The equipment used for slump testing was a conical cut mold with a bottom diameter of 203 mm, a top diameter of 102 mm, and a height of 305 mm, a tamping rod of steel with a diameter of 16 mm and a length of 600 mm, a steel plate with a flat and waterproof surface, a concave spoon, and a measuring gauge.
Gage was a Vermont railroad worker who in 1848 survived, and, remarkably, recovered rapidly from an accident in which a heavy iron tamping rod more than 3 feet in length was driven by an explosion completely through his skull.
He was tamping down a nitroglycerine explosive to blow up a mountainside in a construction site, when the explosion went off prematurely and the tamping rod was driven through his skull.
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